9th December 2005

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Status Quo Cancel Tour In Parfitt Cancer Scare

Veteran rockers STATUS QUO have been forced to cancel the remainder of their British tour while guitarist RICK PARFITT undergoes tests for throat...

9th December 2005 2:42



Dr Dre And 50 Cent Sued

50 CENT and DR DRE have been slapped with a lawsuit from a rising female rapper who accuses them of copyright infringement. JANINE 'JAH JAH'...

9th December 2005 2:42



Stapp Insists Fight Wasn't His Fault

LATEST: Former CREED star SCOTT STAPP has broken his silence about a fight that broke out between himself and members of rock group 311 in a...

9th December 2005 2:42



Amy Lee Countersues With Sexual Misconduct Claims

LATEST: EVANESCENCE star AMY LEE has fired back at claims she owes her former management company millions in unpaid commissions by alleging financial...

9th December 2005 2:42



The Things They Say 819

"Nobody wants their ex to have a better time than they are having. Whether we dump him or he dumps us, he should write us a note (saying) we are the...

9th December 2005 2:42



Paltrow's Directorial Debut Gets A Date With Sundance

GWYNETH PALTROW's directorial debut has been accepted at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. The Oscar-winning actress teamed up with pal MARY...

9th December 2005 2:42



Streisand Cancels Her Los Angeles Times Subscription

BARBRA STREISAND has publicly ended her subscription to the Los Angeles Times after her favourite writer was sacked in a cost-cutting swoop. The...

9th December 2005 2:42



Reiner Opts Out Of Schwarzenegger Challenge

Film-maker ROB REINER has backed out of plans to challenge ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER for the position of California Governor next year (06). The...

9th December 2005 2:42



Simpson Hiring Aniston Divorce Attorney?

LATEST: JESSICA SIMPSON has reportedly hired a high-powered divorce attorney to handle her split with husband NICK LACHEY - just three weeks after...

9th December 2005 2:42



David Arquette Sex Scandal

DAVID ARQUETTE has been caught in the middle of a sex scandal after a romp with a stripper in 1997 has come back to haunt him in the pages of a US...

9th December 2005 2:42



Damon's Fiancee Barroso 'Pregnant'

Hollywood actor MATT DAMON and his fiancee LUCIANA BARROSO are expecting their first child together. Barroso, who Damon proposed to shortly before...

9th December 2005 2:42



Fascinating Fact 643

Country star RICKY SKAGGS has recorded a new single with his wife SHARON WHITE for the couple's upcoming TV special CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE, which...

9th December 2005 2:42



Brooks Bounces Back From Retirement In Style

Country star GARTH BROOKS' comeback is complete - America's WalMart chain has shipped one million copies of his new limited edition box set in just...

9th December 2005 2:42



The Things They Say 818

"When I saw the promo I said, 'That's a lot of homosexuality!' But it was too late." Rocker JULIAN CASABLANCAS was surprised at how sexually explicit...

9th December 2005 2:42



Jackson Doppelganger Pranks The Billboard Awards

Country superstar ALAN JACKSON's doppelganger DOUG BREWIN had country stars screaming at the Billboard Music Awards on Tuesday (06DEC05) when he...

9th December 2005 2:42



Kanye Has His Sights Fixed On Best Album Grammy

Outspoken KANYE WEST has fired off a warning shot to Grammy Awards voters, urging them to hand him the Album Of The Year prize in 2006 or suffer the...

9th December 2005 2:42



Ferguson Suffers Racial Abuse Onstage

Former THREE DEGREES star SHEILA FERGUSON has become the victim of racial abuse while performing in a pantomime in Canterbury, England. Ferguson,...

9th December 2005 2:42



Fascinating Fact 644

Comediennes VICTORIA WOOD and JULIE WALTERS are to receive the Outstanding Contribution prize at the British Comedy Awards next Wednesday (14DEC05)....

9th December 2005 2:42



Tommy Lee Jones Sacks His Tardy Daughter

Tough guy TOMMY LEE JONES put the fear of God in the cast of his movie directorial debut THE THREE BURIALS OF MELQUIADES ESTRADA when he fired his...

9th December 2005 2:42



Fascinating Fact 645

Reggae star SEAN PAUL, CHRIS BROWN, SUGARLAND and the PUSSYCAT DOLLS will join THE BANGLES, 311 and 3 DOORS DOWN in the line-up for DICK CLARK's NEW...

9th December 2005 9:27



U2 To Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge

Irish supergroup U2 are planning to take time out of the Australian leg of their Vertigo World Tour next year (06), to climb Sydney's famous Harbour...

9th December 2005 9:27



Noel Reveals Kasabian Singer's Toy Cure

OASIS guitarist/singer NOEL GALLAGHER was amazed when he heard the temporary cure for fellow British rocker TOM MEIGHAN's attention deficit disorder...

9th December 2005 9:27



Lee Facing Abusive Relationship Tell-all In Court

EVANESCENCE star AMY LEE could be forced to relive her painful romance with former boyfriend and bandmate BEN MOODY if a sexual misconduct case...

9th December 2005 9:27



George Michael Slams Pop

GEORGE MICHAEL has hit out at the contemporary pop scene, claiming the word has become a "byword for s**t". The former WHAM! star insists he has...

9th December 2005 9:27



Chuck D: 'I Was Targeted By Cia'

Hip-hop legend CHUCK D is convinced America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) tracked his movements at the height of his fame because of his...

9th December 2005 9:27



The Things They Say 820

"I went to a gay marriage - so exciting. They threw rice. It was just a little cooked with saffron." Comedienne JOAN RIVERS.

9th December 2005 9:27



Gallagher's Disturbed Fans

THE OC star PETER GALLAGHER has always been proud of his famously-bushy eyebrows, until a deranged fan told him of his unusual fantasy with his...

9th December 2005 9:27



Fascinating Fact 648

MEN IN BLACK star TOMMY LEE JONES has four dogs named after his favourite western movie stars - JOHNNY MACK BROWN, SLIM PICKENS, BEN JOHNSON and GENE...

9th December 2005 9:27



Miller's Corset Frustration

ALFIE beauty SIENNA MILLER found her corset so uncomfortable while shooting new movie CASANOVA, she tried to burn it. The 24-year-old actress...

9th December 2005 9:27



Fascinating Fact 647

Hollywood veteran LAUREN BACALL joined fans outside the Dakota building in New York City paying tribute to late BEATLE JOHN LENNON on the 25th...

9th December 2005 9:27



Rowling To Treat Kids To A Handmade Christmas

HARRY POTTER author JK ROWLING is treating her three children to handmade gifts this Christmas (05), at a cost of $5,400 (GBP3,000). The...

9th December 2005 9:27



Watts Recalls The Moment She Knew She Had To Act

Hollywood star NAOMI WATTS knew she wanted to become an actress from the moment she saw her mother star in a stage production as a little girl. ...

9th December 2005 9:27



Winslet The 'Misfit' Was Never Offered Cocaine

Movie actress KATE WINSLET credits being a "misfit" with saving her from the temptations of illegal drugs when she was younger. The 30-year-old...

9th December 2005 9:27



Simpson House-hunting In New York

JESSICA SIMPSON is wasting no time moving on after the break-up of her marriage to NICK LACHEY - she's house-hunting in New York City. THE DUKES...

9th December 2005 9:27



Lopez Sends Baby Gift To Affleck

JENNIFER LOPEZ has sent her ex-fiance BEN AFFLECK and his wife JENNIFER GARNER a gift basket to celebrate the birth of their baby daughter. ...

9th December 2005 9:27



Fascinating Fact 646

Former CATATONIA singer CERYS MATTHEWS will sing FAIRYTALE IN NEW YORK with THE POGUES when the SHANE MacGOWAN-fronted band play Cardiff, Wales, on...

9th December 2005 9:27



Abdul To Pen Autobiography

Former pop pin-up PAULA ABDUL has announced plans to release her autobiography. The STRAIGHT UP singer, who now serves as a judge on TV talent...

9th December 2005 9:27



Lohan Eyes Taiwan Tour

LINDSAY LOHAN is eyeing a tour of Taiwan, after learning her music is popular in the Asian country. The RUMORS singer has just learned that her...

9th December 2005 9:27



Basinger 'Brainwashing' Daughter With Chocolate Bars

LATEST: Actress KIM BASINGER is tempting her daughter away from her father by plying the youngster with chocolate, ex-husband ALEC BALDWIN has...

9th December 2005 13:57



Moss: 'Doherty Nearly Cost Me Everything'

Supermodel KATE MOSS has spoken out for the first time about her tumultuous on/off love affair with hellraising British rocker PETE DOHERTY - and...

9th December 2005 13:57



Lennon's Egg Legacy To Geller

A brass egg given to former BEATLE JOHN LENNON "by aliens" has gone on show in London. The ornament, which Lennon gave to Israeli-born...

9th December 2005 13:57



Mills-mccartney Continues Fur Ban Campaign

Animal rights campaigner HEATHER MILLS-McCARTNEY has petitioned the European Union (EU) to ban the sale of cat and dog fur. The former model and...

9th December 2005 13:57



Snoop Dogg Gets Radio Promotion

Ambitious rapper SNOOP DOGG has been promoted from DJ to producer at US satellite radio network XM - and promises to use the role both to champion...

9th December 2005 13:57



Obsessed Robbie Fan Slapped With Restraining Order

A German fan of British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been served with a restraining order after warning the ANGELS singer he is in danger of being...

9th December 2005 13:57



U2 Pay Tribute To John Lennon

Irish band U2 performed a cover of THE BEATLES classic NORWEIGAN WOOD yesterday (08DEC05) to commemorate the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's...

9th December 2005 13:57



Michael And Mccartney Duet

British music stars GEORGE MICHAEL and former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY have recorded a duet of Michael's 1991 hit HEAL THE PAIN. AMAZING hitmaker...

9th December 2005 13:57



Stem Cell Op Ho Boasts New Lease Of Life

LATEST: Hawaiian music star DON HO is looking forward to returning home after a successful stem cell procedure on his heart - and promises to...

9th December 2005 13:57



Fascinating Fact 649

Original manuscripts from classic films including CASABLANCA, CITIZEN KANE and MY FAIR LADY have been recovered by Los Angeles police in a derelict...

9th December 2005 13:57



Frost Buys Dam Buster Rights

Veteran British broadcaster SIR DAVID FROST has bought the rights to remake the classic 1954 war film THE DAM BUSTERS. Frost, a lifelong fan of...

9th December 2005 13:57



Dunst Empathises With Antoinette

Actress KIRSTEN DUNST can relate to tragic French queen MARIE ANTOINETTE - because she has also been placed under intense pressure from a very young...

9th December 2005 13:57



Rowling: 'Children Must Be Scared'

HARRY POTTER author JK ROWLING has blasted the growing trend to sanitise children's literature, hailing fear and emotional turmoil as a necessary...

9th December 2005 13:57



Ramsay Says Sorry To Moore

Outspoken British chef GORDON RAMSAY has apologised to SIR ROGER MOORE for branding him "two-faced" during their row over the serving of French...

9th December 2005 13:57



Zeta To Quit Smoking

Oscar-winner CATHERINE ZETA JONES has made a New Year's resolution to give up smoking - because she's scared of the impact her habit will have on her...

9th December 2005 13:57



Gibson For Governor?

Actor MEL GIBSON has been tipped by some Californian Republicans as the next showbiz governor of the state, in a bid to oust increasingly unpopular...

9th December 2005 13:57



The Things They Say 822

"The Golden Globes. We used to play this game where we had to touch the bottom of the most famous person there. I got some good ones." FRASIER star...

9th December 2005 17:37



Stewart Trespasser Sets Up Shrine To Paris

The man who was arrested for trespassing on domestic goddess MARTHA STEWART's property last year has created a Christmas shrine to PARIS HILTON at...

9th December 2005 17:37



Watts Wary Of Action Movies

Australian actress NAOMI WATTS has no intention of making another action movie, because she is still nursing a string of injuries sustained on the...

9th December 2005 17:37



Mary-kate Quit College To Be Happy

Teen star MARY-KATE OLSEN quit her studies at New York University (NYU) in October (05) because her acting career makes her happier than writing...

9th December 2005 17:37



Thurman: 'Tarantino Has A Foot Fetish'

Hollywood beauty UMA THURMAN is convinced maverick film-maker QUENTIN TARANTINO has a foot fetish because he is more interested in shooting his...

9th December 2005 17:37



Coogan Slams 'Liar' Love

British comedian STEVE COOGAN has adamantly denied getting COURTNEY LOVE pregnant, and suggests the rock singer is prone to lying. The AROUND THE...

9th December 2005 17:37



Will's Pricey Flight

British Royal PRINCE WILLIAM is being defended by aides over allegations he wasted $18,000 (GBP10,000) worth of taxpayers money on a flight to...

9th December 2005 17:37



The Things They Say 821

"My image is f**king bat-biting, pig, Alamo-urinating, drunken, drugged-out, f**king one brain-cell freak, you know." Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE reflects...

9th December 2005 17:37



Madonna's Japanese Gift

Pop superstar MADONNA was left speechless on Japanese television, when presenter DAVE SPECTOR gave her an extra special present for her daughter...

9th December 2005 17:37



Bassist Confirms Blur Album

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES has confirmed the British rockers will begin recording a new album this month (DEC05) - even though he finds reunions with...

9th December 2005 17:37



Gay Activist Demands Williams Gives Libel Damages To Gay Charity

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been told by a leading gay rights activist he should donate the libel damages he won on Tuesday (06DEC05) over...

9th December 2005 17:37



Osbourne Copies Dad And Sister

AIMEE OSBOURNE will follow in the footsteps of her father OZZY and sister KELLY by launching a singing career. The 22-year-old refused to take...

9th December 2005 17:37



Mccartney Speaks Out About Lennon's Death

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has spoken out about the death of his friend and former bandmate JOHN LENNON, a day after the 25th anniversary of his murder. ...

9th December 2005 17:37



50 Cent Entourage Barred From Canada

Rapper 50 CENT has hit out at the police after much of his entourage was today (08DEC05) barred from entering Canada to perform with him. G-UNIT...

9th December 2005 17:37



50 Likes Sex Rumours About Himself

Rap star 50 CENT has no qualms about the sex lies printed about him, because they rarely make him look bad. The IN DA CLUB hitmaker enjoys reading...

9th December 2005 19:43



Osbourne's Royally Bad Memory

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE's much anticipated meeting with British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II didn't go quite as planned - because he has totally forgotten...

9th December 2005 19:43



Etheridge: 'Pot Helped Me Cope With Chemotherapy'

Rocker MELISSA ETHERIDGE snorted marijuana fumes as she coped with the side effects of chemotherapy because it was the only thing that comforted...

9th December 2005 19:43



Bono: 'U2 Thought I Would Destroy Them'

Irish singer BONO has become so politically active that his band U2 were once afraid he would ruin them. The ELEVATION hitmaker, who teamed up...

9th December 2005 19:43



Fascinating Fact 650

LINDSAY LOHAN's kid sister ALI is in talks to front her own Disney TV show. The 12-year-old wowed TV bosses when she appeared in her sibling's new...

9th December 2005 19:43



Jones Helps Andrews To Sober Up

Recovering alcoholic NAVEEN ANDREWS credits SEX PISTOLS frontman STEVE JONES with helping him to stop drinking. The LOST star, who moved from...

9th December 2005 19:43



The Things They Say 826

"Horses are pretty cheap out there." TOMMY LEE JONES jokes about how he filmed a disturbing scene of a horse falling off a cliff to its death in new...

9th December 2005 19:43



Hatcher Plans Belated Birthday Celebration

Actress TERI HATCHER is planning to spend three hours celebrating her birthday today (9DEC05), after work commitments got in the way of her marking...

9th December 2005 19:43



The Things They Say 825

"All the women seem to have gravity-defying breasts and the men drive like baboons on crack." British actor HUGH LAURIE's take on living in Los...

9th December 2005 19:43



Stars Decorate Disney Christmas Tree

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, TERI HATCHER and CHRISTINA AGUILERA are among the 41 stars showing off their decorating skills for charity this Christmas...

9th December 2005 19:43



Tommy Lee Told To Keep Ants Alive

Movie star TOMMY LEE JONES almost fell foul of animal protection officials when he shot his movie directorial debut THE THREE BURIALS OF MELQUIADES...

9th December 2005 19:43



Wife Swap Makers Sued

The producers of hit reality TV show WIFE SWAP have been sued by a contestant whose spouse was exchanged for a gay man. American JEFFRY BEDFORD is...

9th December 2005 19:43



Clooney Protects Himself From Leno

GEORGE CLOONEY went to great lengths to protect himself when he learned JAY LENO was fighting a cold, by arriving on the comedian's talk show wearing...

9th December 2005 19:43



Jameson Fights Moralists Over Arizona Lap Dance Club

Porn queen JENNA JAMESON is begging dignitaries in Scottsdale, Arizona to ignore religious zealots who are trying to put her exotic dance club in the...

9th December 2005 19:43



Matt Damon Weds Girlfriend In New York

Hollywood heart-throb MATT DAMON is now a married man, after exchanging wedding vows with LUCIANA BARROSO during a private ceremony this morning...

9th December 2005 19:43



The Things They Say 824

"I had a '93 Dodge Charger Caravan with three hubcaps. That ain't bad, but I like where I'm at now a lot better." Rapper 50 CENT has come a long way...

9th December 2005 19:43



Shakira's Colour-coded Closet

Colombian beauty SHAKIRA has become so particular about her clothes, she now spends much of her spare time colour coordinating her closet. The LA...

9th December 2005 19:43



The Things They Say 823

"I sacrificed my privacy in exchange for not having to worry about finances. There are artists who are like, 'Ah, I can't do anything!' But before...

9th December 2005 19:43



Elvis Still Reigns

ELVIS PRESLEY is still The King of the UK charts - the iconic singer has spent more weeks in the British music charts than any other band or artist,...

9th December 2005 19:43



Ice Cube's Tv Colour Swap

A new TV show pioneered by rapper ICE CUBE will allow black and white families to try out life with each other's skin colours. The hip-hop star...

9th December 2005 19:43


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